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  • Iraq considering Australian airstrike request

    5 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Iraq's ambassador to Australia can give no timetable on when his government might decide on Australia's request to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets. Australia has six F/A-18F Super Hornet jet fighters waiting on standby in ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    6 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:6 Whirl Win-3rd:5 California Classic, Race Time: 1:49.85 (1st: 9 Winning Spirit, 2nd: 6 Whirl Win, 3rd: 5 California Classic; ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    6 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 1-6-2 (one, six, two) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    6 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-15-30-35-37 (two, fifteen, thirty, thirty-five, thirty-seven) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    6 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 8-4-5-9 (eight, four, five, nine) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Mexico feds say cartel boss Beltran-Leyva caught

    9 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Mexican federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran-Leyva is believed to have been captured. The officials say DNA testing is being done to confirm the suspect's identity. Beltran-Leyva is leader of a cartel named ...

  • Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured

    9 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured.

  • Soldiers, drug gang battle in Rio de Janeiro slum

    9 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian soldiers and drug gang members have engaged in an intense and prolonged gunbattle in a Rio de Janeiro slum that killed at least one person. Traffic on a main highway halted at one point, ...

  • Ukraine rebels close in on Donetsk airport

    9 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine advanced Wednesday on the government-held airport in Donetsk, pressing to seize the key transportation hub even as the two sides bargained over a troop pullout under a much-violated truce. Fighting for ...

  • Russia halts student exchange program with US

    9 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has voiced regret about Russia's decision to cancel its participation in a major high school student exchange program. U.S. Ambassador John F. Tefft said in a statement that the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program ...

  • Mexico's probe of army slayings raises doubts

    11 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — For more than two months, Mexico did little to explain how a Mexican army patrol escaped practically unharmed from a gunfight that left 22 suspected criminals dead in a grain warehouse. This week, officials changed their ...

  • ND attorney general settles case with telemarketer

    11 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A telemarketer representing backers of a state conservation fund will pay $2,000 to resolve a complaint alleging violations of North Dakota's do not call law. Court records show the North Dakota attorney general's office reached the ...

  • Guatemala ex-police on trial in 1980 embassy fire

    12 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former police officer is on trial in Guatemala for the deaths of 37 people more than three decades ago when the Spanish Embassy burned down during Guatemala's bloody civil conflict. Pedro Garcia Arredondo is a ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    12 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 0-9-8 (zero, nine, eight)

  • Halloween attractions up the scare factor

    12 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face. At Knott's Scary Farm in Buena Park, California, guests are outfitted with neon-green laser guns and ordered to shoot actors portraying zombies by ...

  • AP Top Business News At 4:10 p.m. EDT

    12 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) Why the bond market is more fragile than you think 5 reasons bonds may be less safe than you think Truck deals boost US auto sales in September US stocks drop sharply; Airlines sink App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding ...

  • Girl missing for 12 years found with mom in Mexico

    12 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found with her mother in Mexico, and that the mother is now facing charges in the U.S. The FBI says the teenager was found ...

  • Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

    13 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal wildlife officials are considering deadly measures to keep an Alaska big game animal introduced more than 50 years ago to a remote island in the Aleutians from expanding its range. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

  • Canada identifies long lost British explorer ship

    13 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Canada's prime minister says the shipwreck uncovered last month in the Artic was the HMS Erebus which vanished 170 years ago. Explorers believed the wreck belonged to either the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror both of ...

  • Court: Democrats don't need Kansas Senate nominee

    13 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas court has ruled that Democrats can go without a U.S. Senate candidate after their nominee dropped out of the race against three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. The ruling Wednesday is a blow to the ...

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